Displaying items by tag: Breeding

Wednesday, 27 May 2020 14:26

Getting hoggets ready for breeding

While breeding hoggets can potentially increase the number of lambs weaned and income – it needs to be well managed to be successful.

Published in Animal Health

Identifying cows on heat used to be a time-consuming task on Owen and Cathy Copinga’s Southland dairy farm.

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 24 April 2020 11:46

The value of reproduction

Focusing resources on improving reproductive performance can offer economic, social, and legal benefits. 

Published in Management
Wednesday, 22 April 2020 10:24

Getting hoggets ready for breeding

While breeding hoggets can potentially increase the number of lambs weaned and income – it needs to be well managed to be successful.

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 03 January 2020 08:55

Hot cows affect reproduction

Heat stress has a big effect on reproduction, explains Greg Jarratt, vet and director of Matamata Veterinary Services.

Published in Farm Health
Thursday, 14 November 2019 13:55

Hot cows affect reproduction

Heat stress has a big effect on reproduction, explains Greg Jarratt, vet and director of Matamata Veterinary Services.

Published in Farm Health
Thursday, 14 November 2019 07:55

What drives production?

OPINION: Good production is 50% feeding and 50% breeding.

Published in General News
Thursday, 06 June 2019 07:55

Farms wanted for progeny testing

Dairy farmers are being sought for a progeny testing to develop the next generation of elite dairy sires.

Published in Management

The fertility breeding value is a genetic assessment of future cow fertility and it works, says DairyNZ senior scientist Dr Chris Burke.

Published in Management
Thursday, 28 March 2019 08:21

No longer so sure about BW

OPINION: Breeding worth (BW) was introduced decades ago and has served farmers well as a breeding guide – or has it?

Published in Opinion
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